English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pliant

Pliant :
- soepelpliantly

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Adjective(1) capable of being influenced or formed(2) capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out(3) able to adjust readily to different conditions(4) capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking

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(1) Her heart, like a girl's upon glimpsing a bride, beat faster at what she saw; a woman with large eyes and long hair down to her waist, her body pliant .(2) A lazy grin spreading over his sleepy face, Shanza burrowed into the heat happily, nose pressed against something soft and pliant .(3) Most readers will be familiar with the various physical exercises and postures of yoga, the purpose of which is to make the body supple, pliant , and healthy.(4) From olden times the principle of gentleness has been symbolized by a willow branch or a bamboo, which is pliant and not easily broken.(5) There the pillow would have awaited a weary child, come to nestle his head against its pliant form after a morning swimming at the beach.(6) Now is the time to try for puppies, while her bones remain pliant for easy delivery and we have more free time now that Grandma no longer needs our presence.(7) A different set of lips, soft and pliant , not demanding, rained kisses down his throat, then stopped.(8) I heard it, felt it, saw it, sensed it - yet I couldn't tell if I were dreaming or if the pliant soft flesh against my lips was real.(9) The fabrics are soft and pliant , in silk and cashmere blends, while the colors revolve around a strong palette of slate and off-blacks, accented with brights such as yellow and sky blue.(10) Her soft pliant body molded perfectly against him.(11) This makes the leather soft and pliant , and suitable for such things as clothing.(12) At first glance, the powered parachute appears a hermaphroditic aircraft - half loud, thrusting engine, half soft, pliant airfoil.(13) He took his arms away from her soft, pliant , warm waist, and shivered at the sudden cold, before falling backwards and stumbling off the bed.(14) She had missed those soft, full, and pliant lips.(15) Whatever halted their ungainly landing recovery, however, was a great deal softer and more pliant than the opposing wall of the tunnel would have been.(16) She threw enough flour in the pot for the batter to finally seem doughy, and it began to feel soft and pliant and I could take it out of the mixing pot to knead it.
Related Words
1. pliable ::
2. plastic ::
3. tractile ::
1. inflexible ::
2. rigid ::
3. stiff ::
Different Forms
pliant, pliantly
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